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  • Blog
    Tue, 31 Mar 2020
    ArticleBeing alone with God: Reflections on The Soul of...

    [Above: Joy Ladin reads at the Intersections office on March 10, 2020] On March 10, 2020, Believe Out Loud and Intersections hosted author and academic Joy Ladin in our New York office for a reading and discussion celebrating her book The Soul of the Stranger: Reading God and Torah from a Transgender Perspective. It was an evening of... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 26 Mar 2020
    ArticleRemembering the Legacy of Slavery at the United...

    “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   March 25th is the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 25 Mar 2020
    ArticleCountering Xenophobia During COVID-19

    Emotions run high during times of uncertainty. Fear can bring out the worst in people. New York City is a diverse metropolis – in cuisine, in entertainment, in culture and in population. For generations, people have come to New York, knowing it is a place where you can be whoever you choose to be with little to no question from... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 20 Mar 2020
    ArticleWhere to livestream your worship this weekend:...

    As we all adjust to new routines in the midst of the developing COVID-19 crisis, Believe Out Loud is committed to finding ways for our community to continue to be connected to affirming spiritual resources. Houses of worship are now transitioning to online-only prayer, services and gatherings. We have gathered below links to free... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 16 Mar 2020
    ArticleWomen of Faith Leading by Example in Global...

        “But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.” – James 3:17-18 (Bible NIV)   Faith leaders bring people together. This... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 13 Mar 2020
    ArticleImitating God’s Heart

    Imitating God’s Heart I grew up in the Baptist Church and we did not commemorate the liturgical season of the Christian Church.  When I became a pastor, it was my church in Sacramento that schooled me on Advent and Lent.  I developed a deep appreciation for the spiritual concepts of developing patience (a core part of... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 6 Mar 2020
    ArticleThe Power of Using Your Voice to Advocate for...

    Photo of Queen Mother, A Global Ambassador for Africa to the United Nations & Women’s Rights Icon “I do not have a gun, but I have a voice.” – Dr. Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Laureate & Activist On March 6th, the global community at the United Nations celebrated women around the world for International... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 5 Mar 2020
    Article When Disaster Strikes – Who Is There to Help?

    International Relief Efforts in the Caribbean and Around the World     On February 24th the Permanent Mission of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations hosted an event on global disaster relief where representatives from several international organizations shared best practices and projects happening around the... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 28 Feb 2020
    ArticleHow Do We Make the Fight for Gender Equality More...

      “Engaging women is the key to sustainable peace.” – Soon-Young Yoon, International Alliance of Women Focusing on women and their capacity to initiate and maintain peace in their family, communities and around the world is crucial to achieving lasting peace. During the latest NGO CSW monthly meeting, Soon... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 26 Feb 2020
    ArticleHighlighting Black + LGBT Pioneers: Alvin Ailey

    Highlighting Black + LGBT Pioneers Alvin Ailey was born in 1931 in Rogers, Texas. Barred from mainstream society Ailey began his life in a time of economic crisis (the Great Depression), racism, violence and segregation. His father abandoned his mother when Ailey was only three months old, forcing them to work in cotton fields and as... more...

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